Stock Controller

Stock Controller (Engineering) – Bakkavor Barton Bread

Monday – Friday 8.30am to 17.00pm

Up to £35,000 basic salary depending on experience plus;

  • Life Assurance (1 x salary)
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Staff Shop
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • MyBargains Discount Platform
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Free Independent Mortgage Advice
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A Range of voluntary benefits (holiday purchase scheme, additional life assurance, dental & hospital cash plans)
  • Discounted tutoring for children
  • Access to financial learning tools and affordable loans via your salary
  • Private Medical Insurance (after 5 years’ service)
  • Free Carparking
  • Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group


Why join us?  


We’re constantly evolving, progressing and diversifying. And we want our people to do so too. For everyone to feel empowered, engaged and enabled. To create opportunities to move forward, climb higher and push for more. We believe in fuelling ambition and guiding success. In supporting everyone with talent and drive to own what they do, realise their potential and build a brilliant future for themselves at Bakkavor.


The company

We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food - you just didn't realise it. We make innovative fresh products, with around 18,500 colleagues working across the UK, US and China. We’re the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry supplying meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers (including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose). We’re ambitious. We’re full of ideas. And we’re ready for more people who share our values and passion for quality to join us. 


This particular role is at our Bakkavor Bread site based in Barton-Upon-Humber, close to the Humber Bridge. This factory specialises in making chilled speciality baguettes at high volumes and employs over 150 people. This site is located 14 miles from Hull, 16 miles from Scunthorpe and 24 miles from Grimsby.


 Due to the success of our Bread sites, we are expanding our engineering team and have a fantastic opportunity for a Stock Controller to join our Bakkavor Barton Bread Site.


The Role  

To have control of engineering parts and components, ensuring engineering inventory is accurately logged, monitor usage, and find new methods / procedures. Working with other teams, you will contribute to technical performance reviews and continuous improvement activities. Ensure diagnostic instructions and inventory images are readily available to all engineering staff.




  • Deliver the inventory CMMS process and support the procurement team with necessary information.
  • Deliver the engineering inventory strategy.
  • Construct reports of food inventory management activities, internal performance reports, asset management plans, reports to specific regulators and certifying bodies.
  • Create, maintain and audit engineering documentation for engineering components.
  • Organise the logistics and support the procurement of component parts for food processing and packaging assets.
  • Support the selection of external suppliers, contribute to performance measurement of suppliers within the context of the organisation’s asset management approach.
  • Manage/respond to breakdowns of food processing and packaging assets. Conduct inventory interrogation to support reactive requests and develop corrective actions to resolve deviation.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement projects to optimise assets or processes. For example, participate in failure investigations to ensure process effectiveness and to contribute to and implement practical engineering solutions for efficiency and profitability.


About you.  


  • Application of Safety, Health and Environmental legislation and procedures.
  • Good communication skills and effective teamworking
  • Decision making, negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Knowledge of spare parts management systems.
  • Planning works and writing reports.
  • Reading and adhering to site SOP’s.
  • Spare parts management and budgetary controls.
  • CMMS experience.
  • Continuous Improvement.
  • FMCG Experience >1 year.


Proud to be Bakkavor.  

We’re proud to be the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry. We’re proud to supply meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. We’re driven by the hard work and passion of our people and are delighted to offer a wide range of careers across our business – come and join our dedicated Bakkavor team!  


Find out more and apply.   



We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, and our presence in the US and China positions the Group well in these high-growth markets. We leverage our consumer insight and scale to provide innovative food that offers quality, choice, convenience, and freshness. Around 18,000 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 3,000 products across meals, pizza & bread, salads and desserts to leading grocery retailers in the UK and US, and international food brands in China.


Category:  Engineering

Barton Upon Humber, GB, DN18 5RT

Date:  13 Jul 2024
Req ID:  20298